Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Bandung: Indonesian police shot dead a man linked to the Islamic State group during a firefight at a government office after a small bomb was set off nearby.Tense situation: Police surrounding a government office after an explosion in Bandung, West Java. — Reuters
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Bangkok: Thailand’s generals took centre stage at a ceremony blessing the start of construction of an enormous funeral pyre for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a vivid illustration of the army’s intimate links to the palace.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Beijing: China’s top diplomat will be in the US this week, becoming the highest-level Chinese official to visit the United States since President Donald Trump was elected.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Manila: Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded the German hostage they were holding for ransom, the government in Manila said.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Chennai: At least eight domestic tourists drowned and 17 others were rescued after a boat carrying them capsized in southern India, local media reported.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Beijing: To attract more global talent and investments, China plans to introduce a new green card that will be more widely recognised to make life easier for permanent residents (PR), whose numbers are still very small in the country.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +08:00New Delhi: New Delhi’s top diplomat will travel to Washington this week for talks with US officials as anger grows over the death of an Indian expatriate in a suspected hate crime.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:30:05 +08:00TOKYO: A Japanese fan who stabbed a budding pop music star dozens of times in a frenzied attack at a concert was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison on Tuesday.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:52:06 +08:00Phnom Penh (AFP) - Seven Cambodian girls, aged between six and 13-years-old, drowned on Tuesday morning when their small wooden boat capsized in a lake in the seaside town of Sihanoukville, police said.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:14:30 +08:00SINGAPORE: The personal details of 850 national servicemen and staff at Singapore's Defence Ministry (Mindef) were stolen in what has been described as a "targeted and carefully planned" cyber attack.- The Straits Times file pic